Saturday, December 31, 2011

RIP Rogelio Hernández

Legendary Spanish voice actor Rogelio Hernández died today in Spain, December 31, 2011 of cancer. Born in Barcelona on December 25, 1930, he started out as a stage actor in Madrid, before resettling in Barcelona, where he became a much-employed baritone dubbing actor, the regular voice of Marlon Brando, Michael Caine and, subsequently, Jack Nicholson, he excelled in anti-heroic voices. His other work included Tony Curtis in “Some Like it Hot”, Dirk Bogarde in “The Night Porter” and Joe Spinell in “Maniac”. In 2008, he retired due to eyesight problems. He is survived by his wife, Rosa Guiñón and his daughter, Rosa María Hernández, both likewise voice actors.

Rogelio Hernández’s westerns – voice dubber:
The Man from Canyon City – 1965 [Spanish voice of Luis Dávila]
A Pistol for Ringo – 1965 [Spanish voice of Giuliano Gemma]
The Return of Ringo – 1965 [Spanish voice of Giuliano Gemma]
Ringo and His Golden Pistol – 1965 [Spanish voice of Mark Damon]
Why Go on Killing? – 1965 [Spanish voice of Anthony Steffen]
$4.00 of Revenge - 1966 [Spanish voice of Robert Woods]
Go with God, Gringo – 1966 [Spanish voice of Glenn Saxson]
Django the Last Gunfighter – 1967 [Spanish voice of John Hamilton]
Gentleman Killer – 1967 [Spanish voice of Mariano Vidal Molina]
Professionisti per un massacre – 1967 [Spanish voice of George Hilton]
Shalako – 1968 [Spanish voice of Peter Van Eyck]
Boot Hill – 1969 [Spanish voice of Terence Hill]
El Puro - 1969 [Spanish voice of Ashborn Hamilton, Jr.]
Companeros – 1970 [Spanish voice of Tomas Milian]
Return of Sabata – 1971 [Spanish voice of Reiner Schöne]
Man of the East – 1972 [Spanish voice of Dominic Barto]
Too Much Gold for One Gringo – 1972 [Spanish voice of Anthony Steffen]
The Man Called Invincible – 1973 [Spanish voice of Sal Borgese]
Dallas – 1974 [Spanish voice of Anthony Steffen]
The White, the Yellow and the Black – 1974 [Spanish voice of Giuliana Gemma]
Eagle’s Wing - 1979 [Spanish voice of Harvey Keitel]
Dead Man - 1994 [Spanish voice of John Hurt]

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